Provide your students with a more complete understanding of rhetorical analysis with a variety of concept overviews, practice activities, complementary assignments and assessments. This product is included in my AP Language and Composition Bundle
for a reduced price. Please don’t buy this item in addition to the bundle as it is already included.
This resource is organized in the following sections:
with an overview of rhetoric using the SOAPSTone method, a practice activity and an analysis activity of a Colbert Report segment.
with an overview of tone and language, practice activities, Lincoln's "Second Inaugural Address" reading and a tone analysis activity for Lincoln’s speech.
with an overview of devices and a rhetorical devices analysis activity for Lincoln’s speech.
Appeals and Logical Fallacies
with an overview of appeals and fallacies, practice activities, Nixon’s “Checkers” reading with a link and an analysis activity for Nixon’s speech.
with an overview of visuals and a visual argument assignment.
with a rhetorical analysis essay assignment, a persuasive essay assignment, a mini magazine/newspaper project and a 15 question multiple choice and short answer test. Rubrics and peer editing handouts included.
Also includes teacher notes and a variety of graphic organizers that may be used with teacher-selected texts.
This unit is broken up into two smaller activity packs for greater flexibility; **this unit already contains both sets linked below, so please don’t purchase both:**
Rhetorical Analysis Activity Pack
Rhetorical Devices, Appeals and Logical Fallacies Mini-Unit
This unit would be well-suited for an AP Language and Composition Course, an Informational Texts unit, an Argumentation/Debate Unit or a Composition Unit.